Job Application - Grace Chapel Inc

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Groundskeeper


General Description

The Groundskeeper position is responsible for keeping the outdoor grounds in clean, safe, and orderly condition.  

Essential Job Functions

Grounds Management

  • Manage the contract with the lawn care vendors.
  • Create and communicate a monthly outdoor maintenance schedule.
  • Managing and overseeing the entire property including grass seeding/sod, mowing, fencing, landscaping, ponds, tree work, construction projects, etc.
  • Mow and trim lawns and shrubbery and clear debris from grounds.
  • Operate and maintain equipment such as tractors, bush hog, mowers, trimmers, snow blowers, trailers.
  • Notify Director concerning the need for major repairs or additions to building operating systems.
  • Remove snow from sidewalks, driveways, and parking areas, using snow blowers, and snow shovels, and spread snow melting chemicals.
  • Requisition supplies and equipment needed for cleaning and maintenance duties.
  • Set up, arrange, and remove tables, chairs, ladders, and scaffolding to prepare facilities for various church events.
  • Spray insecticides and fumigants to prevent insect and rodent infestation.
  • Monitor and manage irrigation system to ensure its proper function.
  • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned by either the Facilities Manager or Executive Pastoral Staff.

Indoor Facilities (Seasonal when weather does not permit outside work)

  • Clean rooms, hallways, lobbies, restrooms, parking lots and other work areas.
  • Gather and empty trash.
  • Move heavy furniture, equipment, and supplies, either manually or by using hand trucks.
  • Resetting classrooms.

Skills and Experience

·         This position requires a person who loves Jesus and has a passionate heart for serving Him.

·         Previous experience in a groundskeeping role is preferred.

·         Ability to prioritize projects/responsibilities.

·         Good verbal communication.

Physical Requirements

·         Ability to push minimum 100 pounds (power cleaning appliances, etc);

·         Ability to lift minimum of 50 pounds (trash, supplies, etc.)

·         Ability to climb ladder and step ladder

·         Bending at the waist, sitting, kneeling, laying horizontally, climbing, walking, etc often during daily job requirements.

·         Ability to work in both extreme heat and cold.